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Orono Schools will host its annual Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the cafeteria of Orono Schumann Elementary, 765 Old Crystal Bay Rd. N., Orono. The Open House is designed for families interested in enrolling their students in the Orono school system. It is also helpful for families already living… Continue Reading District hosts annual Open House Nov. 11

This November, the Unified Breakfast Club at Orono Middle School has the opportunity to fundraise at an event called the Unified Dance Marathon for Special Olympics Minnesota. The Unified Dance Marathon is an inclusive dance party that brings together people with and without disabilities. This year’s dance marathon will occur in the Mall of America… Continue Reading Unified Breakfast Club joins dance fundraiser

With the 2018-19 school year well underway, daily routines have become familiar again. In Orono Schools, one area that will never become routine or taken for granted is the safety of our students and staff. We want to take this opportunity to brief you on what’s happening in our schools and on our campus to… Continue Reading Keeping our students and staff safe this year

Three Orono High School students have been designated as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. An additional nine OHS students achieved commended status.  All of the students will be honored by the Orono School Board at its meeting Monday, November 12. The semifinalists are:  Jordan Case, daughter of Chris and Carrie Case, Long… Continue Reading 12 OHS students earn National Merit honors

Word has it…that Orono High School students have great vocabularies! OHS placed second in Minnesota in the 2017-18 Vocabulary Bowl, mastering 37,181 words during the year. Our students finished 176th nationally of the 41,000 schools that participated. OHS improved upon its 2016-17 performance in which it finished third in Minnesota and 234th nationally. The Vocabulary… Continue Reading OHS students reach new vocabulary heights